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Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology with Expertise and an interest in

Job Reference: 358-1738143-CON

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Paediatric Cardiology
Location:
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£77,913 - £105,042

Applications are invited for a whole-time or part-time Consultant in Paediatric Cardiology with Expertise and an interest in intervention. This post will help support the current substantive team of NHS and academic staff of the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre and The Childrens hospital.

The post is based at the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre (EMCHC), at Glenfield Hospital. An integrated congenital heart disease team delivers the service within a single specialist hospital setting. The post holder will join eight other paediatric cardiologists and our adult congenital cardiology team to contribute to the life-time care model for congenital heart disease patients that EMCHC prides itself on.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals in Leicester. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.

Applicants need to be fully accredited for Higher Specialist Training or eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register. The successful appointee will be expected to participate in general paediatric cardiac clinics and on-calls, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and clinical audit. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team. As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and / or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

For further information and for an informal discussion, please contact: 


Dr Marinos Kantzis, Paediactric Cardiology Intervention Consultant EMCHC on (0116) 258 2668
or
Dr Aidan Bolger, Head of Service EMCHC on (0116) 256 3780




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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